The Kings of Wessex Academy's partnership with the Cambridge University HE+ initiative once again provided unrivalled opportunities to students last week when ten Kings’ students joined a group of Somerset schools to converge on Trinity Hall for two days to live as Cambridge undergraduates.
Year 11 student Florence, from The Kings of Wessex Academy, added another success to her list of accolades when she recently won the British Dressage Summer Regional Competition, which now qualifies her for the National Championships at Stoneleigh in September.
As part of Design Technology Week, seven Year 10 students from The Kings of Wessex Academy recently took part in the annual Young Chef cooking competition organised by the Rotary Club of Mendip with their mission in the kitchen to devise, prepare and cook a two-course meal to restaurant standard in two and a half hours.
Earlier this year, Year 9 artists at The Kings of Wessex Academy got artistic for the annual Mendip Rotary Young Artist competition and enjoyed some creative crafting in the categories of Photography, Painting, Mixed Media and Sew Vintage.
Over 60 Year 11 and Sixth Form students were first off the mark at the new Sports Academy in a dedicated launch morning at Kings Fitness and Leisure.